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Baby Acne Treatment North Ridgeville OH

Baby acne, also known as neonatal acne or acne neonatorum, is a common condition seen in newborn babies . Almost 20 percent of newborns suffer from it. Baby acne is characterized by the appearance of pimples or red bumps on the baby's scalp, forehead, and especially the cheeks. Check below for related information, products and services.

Kevin W Chang, MD
(440) 234-1300
347 Front St
Berea, OH
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Kevin W Chang MD
Specialties
Pediatrics

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Douglas John Potoczak, MD
(440) 327-7372
6115 Emerald St
North Ridgeville, OH
Specialties
Family Practice, Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Wright State Univ Sch Of Med, Dayton Oh 45401
Graduation Year: 1989
Hospital
Hospital: E M H Reg Med Ctr, Elyria, Oh
Group Practice: Tri City Family Medicine Inc

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Mona Patel-Jagetia
(440) 353-3433
34960 Center Ridge Rd
N Ridgeville, OH
Specialty
Pediatrics

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Chantal I Dalencour
(440) 353-3433
34960 Center Ridge Rd
North Ridgeville, OH
Specialty
Pediatrics

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Mona K Jagetia, MD
34960 Center Ridge Rd
North Ridgeville, OH
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Northeastern Oh Univs Coll Of Med, Rootstown Oh 44272
Graduation Year: 1995

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Dr. Tracy Agnes Lim
(440) 871-6060
North Ridgeville, OH
Specialty
Pediatrics

Dr. Charles Arthur Weber
(440) 235-0208
34100 Center Ridge Rd
North Ridgeville, OH
Specialty
Pediatrics

Charles Arthur Weber
(440) 327-1000
34100 Center Ridge Rd
North Ridgeville, OH
Specialty
Adolescent Medicine

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Charles Arthur Weber, MD
(440) 235-0208
34100 Center Ridge Rd
North Ridgeville, OH
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Wv Univ Sch Of Med, Morgantown Wv 26506
Graduation Year: 1985

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Dr. Paula Mary Farner
(440) 934-4070
36595 Detroit Rd
Avon, OH
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Pediatrics

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Baby Acne Treatment in Newborn Babies, Top 4 Myths about Baby Acne

Top 4 Myths About Baby Acne

Baby acne , also known as neonatal acne or acne neonatorum, is a common condition seen in newborn babies . Almost 20 percent of newborns suffer from it.

Baby acne is characterized by the appearance of pimples or red bumps on the baby's scalp, forehead, and especially the cheeks. A rough skin, along with pustules, whiteheads, and blackheads is also a common indication of baby acne.

Myth 1: Baby acne is the same as infantile acne or teenage acne.

This is not true. Baby acne is not the same as infantile acne, which affects older infants over three months old. It also has no connection with the acne that teenagers and adults suffer from.

Myth 2: Baby acne can occur at anytime during childhood.

Actually, baby acne usually affects babies three to four weeks after birth. Sometimes however, babies even exhibit signs of baby acne right from the time they are born. The symptoms may appear and recede intermittently as the baby reaches around four to six months of age.

Myth 3: Baby acne is the result of poor hygiene and nursing.

On the contrary, baby acne is believed to be caused by hormones released by the mother during pregnancy. Absorbed through the placenta, these hormones play an important role in the development of the fetus during the later stages of the pregnancy . These hormones stimulate the oil glands present in the baby's skin and are thought to cause baby acne.

The symptoms may...

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